The 2011 Mountain West Conference began play on Thursday with UNLV's 51-17 loss to Russell Wilson and the Wisconsin Badgers. The losing continued on Friday night when the No. 14 TCU Horned Frogs, playing their last season in the Mountain West, fell to the Baylor Bears in a thrilling 50-48 contest. There are five games on Saturday's schedule.
Here's a quick look at those games:
South Dakota Coyotes vs. Air Force Falcons, 12:00 p.m. MT, The Mtn. - Follow our StoryStream here.
Colorado St. Rams vs. New Mexico Lobos, 4:00 p.m. MT, The Mtn. - Check out our StoryStream for updates.
No. 5 Boise St. Broncos vs. No. 19 Georgia Bulldogs, 6:00 p.m. MT, ESPN - The Broncos make their Mountain West debut in a neutral site game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. They'll look to avoid TCU's fate.
Weber St. Wildcats vs. Wyoming Cowboys, 7:00 p.m. MT
Cal Poly Mustangs vs. San Diego St. Aztecs, 8:00 p.m. MT, The Mtn.
With the exception of the conference game between the Rams and the Lobos and the challenging trip into SEC territory for the Broncos, everyone else scheduled games that they should win.
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